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"We can Make a Cloud" by Liu Dao
TITLE "We can Make a Cloud" (我们来做一朵云)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, Giclée print face-mounted on plexiglass, sound sensor, 8-bit microcontroller, stainless steel frame
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2015
SIZE 195.5(W)×75.5(H)×7(D) cm | 77(W)×30(H)×2.8(D) inches
TECH SPECS • 5×ELN-30-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.75A / OUTPUT 5V@5A)
• 1×MWLPV20-12 (INPUT 90~264VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT12V@1.67A)
• (8+1 spare)×PH5RGBV1.3(64x32)-16S-S3528-DQ(2013-10-18) /KC1507279087
• Arduino Uno R3
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 51.7 kg | 114 lb • CRATED: - kg | - lb
CRATE SIZE -(W)×-(H)×-(D) cm | -(W)×-(H)×-(D) inches
EXPOSURE “Noir Blanc” at island6 Shanghai Main Space
CREDITS Thomas Charvériat (art direction, photography & technical guidance) • Jean Le Guyader (photo-retouching & documentation) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Adam Hsieh 谢昕 (production supervisor)

Animals love sticking together; swarms of insects, schools of fish, herds of mammals, flocks of birds, crowds of people.  They do this (mostly) because of the obvious benefits acquired by safety in numbers. Twice a year in Denmark they celebrate enormous flocks of European Starlings that fill the sky, a phenomenon referred to as sort sol (translated meaning “black sun”). The shapes these birds randomly form resemble any variety of things from balloons to doughnuts to hands and faces and clouds. Numerous computer models have been made to simulate flocks and swarms and schools. The one thing it’s hard to simulate though is stimulus: a gun shot or a car horn or a person shouting. These noises can shape the flock like a conductor’s wand if someone really wanted to. These flocks can make clouds but you, you can shape and mold them how you want, as long as you are loud enough. [Ryan Nimmo]

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